Episode 2: Horus Takes Flight

The First Dynasty: Forming the Kingdom.


The earliest rulers of Egypt were a successful but mysterious bunch. From the first true King, Aha, to the enigmatic queen Mer-Neith, the early rulers led wars, oversaw trade, and led their people in worship and monument building. Along the way, they achieved historical immortality...


Time period: circa 3000-2900 BCE

Kings: Aha, Djer, Wadjet, Mer-Neith, Den

Notable sites: Abydos, Saqqara


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